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Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques:
doi: 10.1097/SLE.0b013e31812574e8
Case Reports

Laparoscopic Paracolostomy Hernia Mesh Repair

Giuseppe, Virzì MD; Francesco, Scaravilli MD; Salvatore, Ragazzi MD; Diego, Piazza MD



In the article “Laparoscopic Paracolostomy Hernia Mesh Repair”, which appeared in volume 17, number 6, December 2007, pages 548–550, the authors' first and last names were transposed. The authors' names should have appeared as follows: Giuseppe Virzi, MD, Francesco Scaravilli, MD, Salvatore Ragazzi, MD, and Diego Piazza, MD.

Giuseppe V, Francesco S, Salvatore R, Diego P. Laparoscopic Paracolostomy Hernia Mesh Repair. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2007;17:548–550. .

Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques. 18(1):120, February 2008.

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Paracolostomy hernia is a common occurrence, representing a late complication of stoma surgery. Different surgical techniques have been proposed to repair the wall defect, but the lowest recurrence rates are associated with the use of mesh. We present the case report of a patient in which laparoscopic paracolostomy hernia mesh repair has been successfully performed.

© 2007 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.


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